Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Dr. Moritz Recollection of the Lynching of Will Brown
An excerpt of the transcription of an oral history interview with a partially identified retired doctor who was a witness to the lynching of Will Brown in 1919. Dr. Moritz was a medical student in Omaha and recounts traveling with classmates on the streetcar to downtown Omaha. He also referenced the murder of a Black man who had been on the streetcar with him and his classmates when he got off the streetcar in downtown Omaha.
James M. Reinhardt, Sociology Papers
The papers include correspondence regarding criminal cases that Reinhardt worked on as a consultant or that he researched, as well as correspondence with convicts. Included in the convict correspondence are letters from Charles Starkweather. Also in the collection are research materials and notes, publications, memorabilia and awards presented to Reinhardt during his career. Of special note is an autographed picture of J. Edgar Hoover.